All-weather Prime – Tamron SP45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD

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Third party lens manufacturers have been traditionally considered budget options for major camera brands. However, of late, these manufacturers have started bringing out premium lenses with superior optics, sturdy construction, and fast apertures, competing directly with the camera manufacturers. The new Tamron SP series prime lenses are manufactured with the same principles in … [Read more...]

Stream on-the-go! – WD My Passport Wireless

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With mobile devices creeping into every part of our lives, on-board storage becomes a limitation, especially if you have one of those high-megapixel and 4K capable smartphones or tablets. The Western Digital (WD) My Passport Wireless lets you share and backup data wirelessly from your smart gadgets and computers. The drive is portable and has an SD card slot in case you want to … [Read more...]

Sensible Release – Canon Power- Shot G5x

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The role of compact cameras has been almost completely taken over by smartphones, mainly due to convenience. To differentiate between a camera and a smartphone, camera manufacturers had to innovate, and the result is the segment now known as premium compacts. These are essentially compact cameras with larger-than-usual sensors (mostly 1-inch Type), wider maximum apertures and … [Read more...]

A Fair Buy – Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX

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Tokina has been known to produce lenses with superior optics and sturdy build quality for a very long time. These lenses have their signature style with focus clutch mechanism for focussing and excellent overall grip. The Tokina AT-X 24-70mm f/2.8 PRO FX lens joins the premium models in the most sought after category of lenses. Design and Build Quality The Tokina 24-70mm … [Read more...]

Pocket Boomer – Sony Cyber-shot WB500

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Compact cameras have become smarter and more professional with larger-than-usual sensors, better processors and superior optics. This development, combined with better cameras in smartphones, have largely been able to check the success of small-sensor compacts. Yet, the prohibitively high prices of most of these ‘professional’ compacts make it out of bounds for most compact … [Read more...]